Shroff Eye Hospital is India's First Eye Hospital accredited by the Joint Commission International (USA) since 2006. Shroff Eye is also India's first and only Wavelight Concerto 500 Hz LASIK center. Shroff Eye has stood for excellence in eye care since 1919. A firm commitment to quality is at the heart of all services provided at our centers at Bandra(W) and Marine Drive, Mumbai.
1919: Practice set up in Mumbai by Dr. C.N. Shroff on his return from London after qualifying in Ophthalmology Dr. Shroff founded the Ramwadi Free Eye Hospital to serve the underprivileged in Mumbai.
1929: Dr C N Shroff was elected Secretary of the All India Ophthalmologist’s society, and served as its President in 1951.
1961: Dr. Ashok C. Shroff joined the practice after his MS in Ophthalmology and his experience at the Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Institute of Ophthalmology.
1962: Dr. Ashok C Shroff was one of the ophthalmologists in the country to perform modern retinal surgeries with the use of implants.
1968: Cryosurgery for retinal detachment and cataract was performed.
1970: Shroff Eye Clinic set up in 1973. Introduction of a number of new techniques in eye care – Fundus Fluorescein Angiography, Xenon arc photocoagulation, the precursor of the argon laser, microscopic cataract surgery & vitrectomy.
1981: Dr. C. N. Shroff retires after a highly productive and meaningful career spanning 62 years.
1983: Argon Laser, Krypton Laser, Phacoemulsification and A Scan sonography was introduced using the latest technology of the times.
1990: Dr. Ashok C. Shroff honoured with National Award, the “Padma Shree” in recognition of his contribution to the ophthalmic profession.
1997: Dr. Rahul Shroff and Dr. Anand Shroff join the practice.
1997: Shroff Eye introduces advanced retina eye care.
2001: Shroff Eye is awarded the ISO 9002 certification.
2003: Shroff Eye opens its new hospital premises at Bandra (W), Mumbai as Shroff Eye Hospital.
2004: Shroff Eye starts its in house LASIK centre.
2006: Shroff Eye accredited by JCI (Joint Commission International, USA).
2007: Shroff Eye launches the Wavelight 500Hz Concerto, fastest and most advance technology in the world and only one in India.
2007: Shroff Eye is the first eye hospital in Mumbai to use the treatment of C3R or Corneal Collagen Cross Linking for keratoconus, a corneal abnormality.
2009: Shroff Eye re- accredited by JCI (Joint Commission International, USA).
2010: Shroff Eye launches the Shroff Eye Bank and introduces Keratoplasty by the DSEK technique.
2011: Dr Anand Shroff completes 100 Crystalens (R) accommodative implants for cataract surgery, being the second eye surgeon in India to cross this milestone.
2012: Shroff Eye re- accredited by JCI (Joint Commission International, USA).
2014: Shroff Eye started ReLEx SmILE laser eye procedure
2015: Shroff Eye re- accredited by JCI (Joint Commission International, USA).